San Marcos Mercury | Local News from San Marcos and Hays County, Texas

April 21st, 2009
Bobcats finish softball sweep


Alex Newton hit her third homer in three games against Northwestern State Monday to help Texas State to a series sweep of the Demons with a 9-0 win Monday in Natchitoches, LA.

Katie Garnett earned her 13th win of the season as the Bobcats extended their Southland Conference lead to four games. The Bobcats now ats 32-14 overall and 19-5 in the league.

The scoring began in the fourth inning, when Ryan Kos singled in McKenzie Baack from second base. Newton’s three-run homer in the sixth inning, making it 5-0. Newton drove in another run with a single in the seventh inning.

Garnett pitched six innings, striking out four hitters.

The Bobcats will play Stephen F. Austin at Bobcat Field in an important three-game series this weekend. A Saturday double header will begin at 1 p.m., while a Sunday single game will begin at noon.

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